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Oral historian Blanche Girouard talks to John Griffith-Jones about Ugandan missionary stamps and to Anne Willcocks about the Lindy hop

  • Added: Apr 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:41
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George Coleman shares why Charlie Parker changed/defined his life.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: :59
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Culture of Impunity: a Toxic Element Contributing to Police Violence; Yale...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Police officer John Edwards was patrolling a quiet neighborhood in Bellaire, Texas when he saw an SUV driven by two young African-American men. It ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:41
  • Purchases: 1
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In addition to the widest variety of new Blues music, there's a new edition of The Vinyl Report, and an international spotlight on Blues from Austr...

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Old performances have surfaced on CDs, from Ernestine Anderson in 1962, and Pat Martino with Jim Ridl in the 1990s

Bought by KUOW, WJSU, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KHNS, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Join as we get into our time machine, and journey back to Dallas, December 1927. That was when Columbia Records became the first major label to mak...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This Poetry Month: We celebrate the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, wo...

Bought by KENW, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMUD, and KVSC


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
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This Poetry Month, we honor the late African American poet Lucille Clifton, who was widely acclaimed for her powerful explorations of race, womanho...

Bought by KKRN and KPVL


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 2
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This is an audio documentary on Greek Life. I explored the subtopics of why people choose to become greek and the controversial topic of hazing.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 07:49
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First, tech consultant Abbey Stokes has developed wide-ranging knowledge of her field. In her new book, Is This Thing On?, she explains everything ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and WCWP


  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome Dr. Tyron Cooper.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 56:54
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The true story of American Black cowboy, George Fletcher and Indian cowboy, Jackson Sundown, at the 1911 Pendleton Roundup.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 02:49
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In a violent world, what can non-violence really achieve?

Bought by KWTF community radio for Sonoma County and KWMR


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Cobra Records left quite a bite, even thought this little West Side Chicago label was only in existence for three short years. They hit gold right ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WLPR, WHRV, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Victoria F. Pratt, the Chief Judge of the Newark,New Jersey Municipal Court, has won an international reputation for her efforts to reform the crim...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 30:09
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Since last August, the cultural conversation has centered on #blacklivesmatter, Ferguson and the death of Eric Garner. But it’s less common to hear...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:43
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Full-Time Blues Radio features a new playlist, made up from tons of new releases, and featuring a new segment.

Bought by WJSU and WSGE


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Tributes To Billie Holiday, and Tom Collier Goes It Alone

Bought by KEOS, KSUT, KKRN, KSRQ, WMHT and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Host Doug Storm is joined by Jacinda Townsend, author of the novel <em>Saint Monkey</em> which has won the 2015 James Fenimore Cooper Prize awarded...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 57:55
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Clarence Boone and Leila Randle welcome Iris Rosa.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:45
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The "Juke In The Back" presents Part 6, the final part of our mammoth, 6 part series, on the most important musical figure of the 1940s, Louis Jord...

Bought by WHRV, WLPR, WRNC-LP, WOUB, and KSRQ


  • Added: Apr 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Host and one of the founders of the American Black Male Leadership Institute Alfred Bundy talks to three more individuals who's desire and determin...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2015
  • Length: 49:57
Caption: Original poster advertising the 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival. Image courtesy of Mike Vernon/Blue Horizon Records.
Join us as we aim the spotlight on the Memphis Country Blues Festivals of 1968 and 1969. We’ll hear from Bukka White, Furry Lewis, Sleepy John Este...

Bought by WJSU


  • Added: Apr 03, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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TARGET WEEK: April 6, 2015. Insight Daily's features for the week of Apr. 6 focus on the making of the CBC and BET mini-series "The Book of Negroes...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 10:00